1750 C.E - 1914 C.E

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East Asia

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1911

Manchu dynasty, was the last imperial dynasty of China

Opium Wars

1839 - 1860

wars in the mid-19th century involving Anglo-Chinese disputes over British trade in China and China's sovereignty.

Taiping Rebellion

1850 - 1864

fought between the established Manchu-led Qing dynasty and the millenarian movement of the Heavenly Kingdom of Peace.

Empress Dowager Cixi

1861 - 1908

Controlled the Chinese government during the late Qing Dynasty

Meiji Restoration


chain of events that restored practical imperial rule to Japan in 1868 under Emperor Meiji.

Boxer Rebellion

1899 - 1901

violent anti-foreign and anti-Christian uprising that took place in China

Russo-Japanese War

1904 - 1905

fought between the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea.

Southeast Asia

South Asia

Sepoy Rebellion

1857 - 1858

rebellion in India against the rule of the British East India Company

Middle East

Tanzimat Reforms

1839 - 1876

series of reforms promulgated in the Ottoman Empire

"Young Turks"

Approx. 1878

Established due to the autocratic rule of Sultan Abdul-Hamid (Abdulhamit) II

Battle of Omdurman


British General Sir Herbert Kitchener defeated the army of Abdullah al-Taashi

Mexican Revolution

1910 - 1920

major armed struggle that radically transformed Mexican culture and government.

Muhammad Ali

Approx. 1940 - Approx. 1952

Leader of Egyptian modernization in the early nineteenth century

North/Central Asia


James Watt

1736 - 1819

improved on Thomas Newcomen's 1712 Newcomen steam engine with his Watt steam engine in 1781

Olympe de Gouges

1748 - 1793

rench playwright and political activist whose feminist and abolitionist writings reached a large audience. She

Maximilien Robespierre

1758 - 1794

one of the best-known and most influential figures associated with the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror

Napoleon Bonaparte

1769 - 1821

French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.

Prince Klemens von metternich

1773 - 1859

Austrian Empire's Foreign Minister

Louis XVI Reign

1774 CE - 1789 CE

executed at the guillotine during the French revolution.

Reign of Napolean

Approx. 1799 - Approx. 1815

Ruled during France's radical revolution... Napoleonic Code

French Revolution: Trafalgar


naval engagement fought by the British Royal Navy against the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navies, during the War of the Third Coalition (August–December 1805) of the Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815).

Charles Darwin

1809 - 1882


Russian Invasion, Waterloo


France invades Russia and looses about 80% of army

Otto von Bismarck

1815 - 1898

Prussian statesman who dominated German and European affairs from the 1860s until 1890.

Age of Matternich

Approx. 1815

System of dispute resolution adopted by the major conservative powers of Europe to maintain their power, oppose revolutionary movements, weaken the forces of nationalism, and uphold the balance of power.

Queen Victoria

1837 - 1876

Queen of the Unite kingdom of Britain and Ireland also the Empress of India

Marx's "Communist Manifesto"


political pamphlet by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

Crimean War

1853 - 1856

Russian Empire lost to an alliance of France, Britain, the Ottoman Empire, and Sardinia

Bessemer Process


steel-making process, increased steel production and made it cheaper

Alfred Dreyfus

1859 - 1935

French Jewish artillery officer whose trial and conviction in 1894 on charges of treason became one of the most tense political dramas in modern French history with a wide echo in all Europe.

Theodore Herzel

1860 - 1904

Austro-Hungarian journalist, playwright, political activist, and writer who was one of the fathers of modern political Zionism.

Domination of Canada

Approx. 1867

describe the status of Canada in the British Empire

Unification of Germany and Italy

Approx. 1871

Both were transformed into independent states

Berlin Conference

1884 - 1885

regulated European colonization and trade in Africa during the New Imperialism period


Suez Canal Crisis

1859 - 1869

connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez

Boer War

1880 - 1881

between Great Britain and the South African Republic.


Toussaint L'Ouverture

1743 - 1803

leader of the Haitian Revolution

Seven Years War

1756 - 1763

Conflict between Great Britain and France in the in the Americas

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

Thirteen Colonies vs Britain

Simon Bolivar

1783 - 1830

played a leading role in the establishment of Venezuela

Geroge Washington

1789 - 1797

American politician and soldier who served as the first President of the United States

Haitian Revolution

1791 - 1804

Only successful slave revolution

Cotton Gin


a machine for separating cotton from its seeds.

Lousiana Purchase


acquisition of the Louisiana territory by the United States from France

Abraham Lincoln

1809 - 1865

served as the 16th President of the United States

Latin American Revolutions

1810 - 1825

resulted in the creation of a number of independent countries in Latin America.

Jose de San Martin

Approx. 1812 - Approx. 1821

lead the revolutions against Spanish rule in Argentina

Congress of Vienna

1814 - 1815

objective of the Congress was to provide a long-term peace plan for Europe by settling critical issues arising from the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

1815 - 1903

American suffragist, social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement.

John MacDonald

1815 - 1891

first Prime Minister of Canada.

Mexican Revolution 1823


republican leaders Santa Anna and Guadalupe Victoria deposed Iturbide and set up a republic, with Guadalupe Victoria as its first president.

Monroe Doctrine


U.S. policy toward the Western Hemisphere.

Manifest Destiny


God given right for United States to expand from the Atlantic to the Pacific

La Reforma

1854 - 1876

liberal political and social revolution in Mexico

Benito Juárez

1858 - 1864

served as the president of Mexico for five terms

Henry Ford

1863 - 1947

American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production

"Pancho" Villa

1878 - 1923

Mexican Revolutionary general and one of the most prominent figures of the Mexican Revolution

Social Darwinism

Approx. 1880

Survival of the fittest

Spanish American War


conflict fought between Spain and the United States in 1898.

Open Door Policy


U.S. policy of promoting equal opportunity for international trade and commerce in China, and respect for China’s administrative and territorial integrity.

"White Man's Burden"


poem about the Philippine–American War, which invites the U.S. to assume colonial control of that country

Panama Canal


connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean



Industrial Revolution

1760 - 1840

Began in England and diffused to other places such as France, Germany, and the United States